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Definition of the noun alpine fir

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  1. medium-tall timber tree of the Rocky Mountains having a narrowly conic to columnar crown

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Wood (2011)

by U.S. Department of Agriculture

nutans Fir Alpine subalpine fir (alpine fir) Abies lasiocarpa Balsam balsam fir Abies balsamea ...

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

lasiocarpa 90' Zone 5 Alpine Fir Native from Alaska to northern Calif., this is a tree of the mountains and does not thrive well in the eastern U.S. The needles ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Utah (2001)

by Nancy Capace

The alpine fir, known in Utah as “white balsam,” is a native of mountain highlands . Its wood is used in rough construction work. The white fir, bearing the contradictory local name of “black balsam,” is found at lower elevations. It yields a fair ...

Google previewNelson's Encyclopaedia (1907)

Everybody's Book of Reference ... by Frank Moore Colby, George Sandeman

and the scrubby timber- line form of Engelmann spruce, bristle-cone and foxtail pines, Alpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) and mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana). These species also occur in.

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson

and the scrubby timber-line form of Engelmann spruce, bristle-cone, and foxtail pines, Alpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) and mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana). These species also occur in. United States United States ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Wyoming (2001)

by Nancy Capace

Near the timber line, the alpine fir diminishes to a small shrub that clings to the rock crevices; near the meadows at low altitudes, these firs grow high in ...

Google previewThe Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology (2010)

by Kit L. Yam

The Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Alpine Fir Lodgepole Pine Douglas Fir Black Ash Beech Aspen Magnolia Hemlock Black Gum Birch Balsam Fir Nobel Fir Larch Maple (soft or silver) Hackberry Basswood Norway Pine North Carolina ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

alpine fir, Abies lasiocarpa. alpine goat, a U.S. breed of dairy goat, alsad (alsophyte). a grove plant. alsike clover, Trifolium hybridum. alsike poisoning, trifoliosis. alsium. a grove community, one with trees and grasses.

Google previewThe Blackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes (2015)

by Donald G. Frantz, Norma Jean Russell

pineapahtóksaapiooyis nin pine loghouse 13 pinekátoyiss nan sweet pine, Alpine fir (used for incense), *Abies lasiocarpa / balsam fir, ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

The Alpine fir occurs on the Pacific slopes, ranging from New Mexico northward to the Pacific Northwest and into southeastern Alaska. The grand fir prefers lowlands or moist mountain slopes and ranges from the northern coast of California ...

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